• Army to remain deployed from Dec 26 to Jan 9
  • EU halts deployment of polls monitoring mission
  • Zohra Tajuddin no more
  • Jatiya Party not in election race: GM Quader
  • HT Imam warns of stern action against BNP
  • Khaled Khan dies
  • Explosions at Kazi Zafar’s council
  • 100 petrol bombs recovered in the capital, 2 arrested
  • 60-km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway
  • BNP leader shot dead in Tangail
  • Pilot train derails in Brahmanbaria
  • North Korea warns of 'merciless' strike against South
  • Philippine mayor among four dead in Manila airport ambush
  • Over 75 injured in partial London theater collapse
  • Directional antennas are pictured on the roof of a skyscraper in Berlin, November 5. — Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch

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Is recognising Hijras as third gender enough?

The government should take proper initiative to end the disparities among men, women and transgender people. No doubt declaring hijras as the third gender, as mentioned earlier, is a crucial step to this end since it is likely to... Full story

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NSA revelations: Fallout can serve America

Directional antennas are pictured on the roof of a skyscraper in Berlin, November 5. — Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch
Legality does not confer legitimacy. The current approach to surveillance is widely viewed with scepticism and may even be unconstitutional. While no government will be able to persuade all foreigners that its spying efforts are in the service... Full story

The horrors of the ‘great’ war

The Great War was a strange war, in almost every way. Though it is now called the First World War, it was primarily a European and Middle-Eastern war. More than half of the Earth remained untouched, though far from unaffected. Full story


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